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Club members can submit anything they like, pictures, articles, comments, humour (would be a nice addition), ideas, there are no limitations. Please check the honour board to see if we have everything correct or you have any missing information. We will up-date the site with your contributions and hopefully it will expand into a comprehensive…

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Real Rugby

It is largely unknown to players and followers of the modern game that rugby started off purely as a contest for forwards in opposition in line-outs, scrums, rucks and mauls. This pitted eight men of statuesque physique, supreme fitness and superior intelligence in packs against one another. In those days, the winner was the pack…

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Exclusive Interview with Ryan Cross

In anticipation of the clash between KOBs and Balmain at the Kingdome on Saturday (a game that some pundits have described as ‘the match-up of the century’), KOBs sat down with star Balmain recruit Ryan Cross for a pre-game chat.   Q: Ryan, Balmain are currently on top of the Club Championship, having only lost…

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Turned to the Dark side

Former Players Dan Evans (Rookie of the year 2000) and James Lowe (Farrent Cup Premier 2004), have turned to the dark side and are playing for Newport on the weekend. If you happen to come accross either player on the field, give them the welcome home they deserve!

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Rugby’s Brave New World

Hello and welcome to a new column in a new newsletter in a new century. About 12 to 13 years ago, in response to being someone with a lot of better things to be doing with my time, I decided to resurrect the defunct King’s Old Boys’ Rugby Club Newsletter which was called the Rug…

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Fat

Fat In the recent Federal budget a whole lot of money was allocated to combat childhood obesity among Australian kiddies. There is also talk of bans on supposedly unhealthy foods being sold at school tuck shops. Now all this is a nice idea but the fact of the matter is Australians are getting too fit…

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What a Farce

What are they smoking at the Western Force? I’m simply dumb-founded by the amounts of money being offered to players to move west and join the Force. And it’s not just the players; I have just got off the phone with Western Force coach John Mitchell and he offered me $2.6 million over four years…

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Keg

As you probably know by now KOBs was undefeated on the weekend. This brings up the question of what deserves a keg, no losses, or five wins. We asked some prominent people around the club their thoughts. Club Treasurer Earl Hekking – “If it was just a question of beer I would say yes, we…

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